Crusoe's Beach

Enjoy a day in a world all your own on Crusoe's Beach, a secluded haven on the Navy Island Beaches off Jamaica. Here no one will bother you as you take over your own private beach and take in the serene effects of relaxing in ultimate isolation on this beautiful Caribbean beach.

Set in the western outskirts of Port Antonio, Crusoe's Beach is on the East coast of Jamaica. You might want whether or not you are staying very close. Though planning a vacation means you'll make lots of choices, picking the right beach can mean the difference between a stressful and a relaxing afternoon. Before you arrive, consider some of Jamaica's most interesting options, like Crusoe's Beach.

How to Access The Beach

Crusoe's Beach is accessible only by boat.

Amenities and Ambiance

Crusoe's Beach features white sand and bright aquamarine waters, with thick greenery lining the edge of the beach.

The snack bar here is the ultimate convenience if you need a cold drink, or something to hold you over until dinner. Depending on the season and time of day, you may also be able to order some food from one of the local vendors who are generally found here.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business. You will find the water here is clear and good for snorkeling, so grab your gear if you're hoping to find some interesting marine life. At Crusoe's Beach, you are the only human present most of the time. The extreme isolation of the beach make it a prime spot for gaining a complete sun tan or just enjoying Jamaica's wonderful exclusion.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Visitors will find this beach on Jamaica's East coast; this area boasts other attractions such as Folly Lighthouse, which is a mile and a half to the east.

If you want more information on the history of Jamaica, there are plenty of places where you can learn first-hand about the country's past. One of the closest attractions of this sort is Folly Ruins, which is a mile and a half to the east.

Beaches are nice for a few hours here and there, but there will be more options available in Jamaica. The following table contains attractions that are the closest.

Activities and Attractions Near Crusoe's Beach
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Folly Lighthouse Lighthouse 1.6 mi. E Jamaica
Folly Ruins Historical Site 1.7 mi. E Jamaica

Cities and Towns

Port Antonio is the closest town and is not an overly urbanized area, but still has its fair share of things to do. From Crusoe's Beach, Port Antonio isn't far off, about a mile (a kilometer and a half).

Hotels

The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, depending on time of day, season, and how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. Crusoe's Beach is not located near many major hotels, but you may meet guests from smaller lodgings in the area.

While travelers won't find very many places to stay in the area, those accommodation options closest to Crusoe's Beach are shown in the list that follows.

Accommodations near Crusoe's Beach
Hotel Distance Direction Type
San San Tropez 0.3 mi. S Hotel
Demontevin Lodge Hotel 1.1 mi. ESE Hotel
Jamaica Heights Resort -- -- Cottages
Mango Ridge Guest Cottages 1.4 mi. SE Cottages
Hotel Tim Bamboo 1.7 mi. ESE Hotel

Food

Because restaurants near the beach catch the freshest seafood and the balmiest breezes, don't miss your chance to eat at a nearby restaurant, where you'll be able to sample regional favorites, without going too far from the coast. One of the nearest places to eat is Dickie's Best Kept Secret. This restaurant serves Jamaican food. Visitors often rave about their comfort food. When you start to get hungry, you won't need to wait too long to eat since it's just a little ways away.

Nearby restaurants are shown below.

Restaurants near Crusoe's Beach
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Dickie's Best Kept Secret (876) 809-6276 Jamaican Very Casual 0.2 mi. NW
San San Tropez (876) 993-7213 International, Italian Very Casual 0.3 mi. S
Marybelle's Pub on the Pier (876) 413-9731 Jamaican Very Casual 1.0 mi. ESE
Brisc Sports Bar and Grill -- Jamaican Very Casual -- --
Chicken Place Restaurant & Catering Servs The (876) 993-4984 -- -- -- --
D-Tech Computers Internet Cafe (876) 715-4601 -- -- -- --
Green Palm Restaurant (876) 715-4482 -- -- -- --
Juici Patties Port Antonio -- Jamaican Very Casual -- --
Rusalka Restaurant (876) 715-5756 -- -- -- --
Yosch Cafe -- International Very Casual 1.1 mi. SE
Timeout Sports Bar & Grill (876) 537-0869 American Very Casual 1.1 mi. ESE
Dekal Internet Cafe & Bistro (876) 297-7566 International Very Casual 1.2 mi. SE

Other Beaches

Visitors who are looking for the ideal beach in Jamaica will have lots of options besides Crusoe's Beach.

You may also want to try Navy Island, which is generally a pretty popular beach. You'll find it less than a mile to the east. Navy Island's beaches, a short boat ride away from Port Antonio, are closed to the public temporarily. Yet, this beach is a great haven for visitors who wish the remain somewhat secluded yet have convenient amenities at hand for added comfort. The boat shuttle runs all night and day, beautiful beaches and prime snorkeling line the shores, and a few restaurants and hotels are available for guests of the island. If you're looking for something a little more private, you might find what you want at Blue Lagoon. It is located only a short distance away.

You might also want to visit Errol Flynn Marina Beach, which is located a mile to the east-southeast.

You may find that Crusoe's Beach is a great fit for your vacation, but maybe you want to see more; in which case there are other beaches (and other outdoor attractions) worth trying.

 

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